FilmBox Hungary Launches Dedicated Channel Feed

BUDAPEST: SPI International launched a new version of the FilmBox channel in Hungary in January 2024. The endeavour will be further strengthened through a partnership with RTL Saleshouse, facilitating advertising…
07-02-2024

OBITUARY: Hungarian Film Director and Producer László Vitézy

BUDAPEST: Renowned Hungarian film director and producer László Vitézy died at the age of 83. He had received the Grand Prize of the Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival for Peacetime / Békeidö…
05-02-2024

National Film Institute-Hungary Brings Domestic Cinema to Rural Communities

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute-Hungary (NFI) plans to organise a series of 10 free film clubs in 180 rural communities by the summer of 2024 under the programme Moziklub –…
31-01-2024

FESTIVALS: The 10th BIDF Kicks Off in Budapest and Ten Cities across Hungary

BUDAPEST: The 10th edition of the popular Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF) is held in Hungary’s capital city as well as in 10 other towns from 27 January to 4…
24-01-2024

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Be Back in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Hungarian media reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to Budapest for the shoot of Breakout directed by Scott Waugh, whose filming stopped due to the SAG – AFTRA strike…
15-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Bernadette Mayer Shoots Hungarian Drama I Never See You

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian director/writer/DoP Bernadette Mayer is currently in production with her feature film I Never See You (working title) / Sose látlak. The project is a winner of the…
13-12-2023

Mayday Starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Cold War action adventure Mayday starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh will be shot in Budapest as well as in San Diego and Montreal starting 5 February 2024.
06-12-2023

FESTIVALS: Anniversary 20th Edition of Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival – Full List of Winners

BUDAPEST: A Golden Life (Burkina Faso) by Boubacar Sangaré was awarded Best Documentary in the International Competition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which celebrated its 20th…
01-12-2023

FESTIVALS: Anniversary 20th Edition of Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

BUDAPEST: The Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary edition from 22 to 29 November 2023 in Budapest and online the following week.
22-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Borbála Nagy Shoots Debut Feature about Dilemmas of Motherhood

BUDAPEST: The filming of Borbála Nagy's debut feature The Origin of the World / A világ eredete started recently and will have a total of 30 shooting days in Hungary,…
09-11-2023

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Tactile Universe

COTTBUS: Veteran Hungarian producer András Muhi brought his new project Tactile Universe to the 25th anniversary edition of connecting cottbus, which took place 8 – 10 November 2023. The psychological…
09-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Megafilm Service to Start Shooting Military Story Series

BUDAPEST: Megafilm Service Kft. will shoot the six-episode TV series The Protected Facility / A védett létesítmény (working title) directed by Linda Dombrovszky from mid-November 2023 to April 2024.The production…
31-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Caroline Strubbe in Postproduction with Belgian/Dutch/Hungarian The Silent Treatment

BUDAPEST: Belgian director/writer Caroline Strubbe is putting the final touches on her new project, the feature film The Silent Treatment, whose premiere is planned in the spring of 2024.
25-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Lea Podhradská Shoots Hungarian/Slovak Documentary My Father's Daughter

BUDAPEST: The Slovak-Hungarian director/writer Lea Podhradská is currently in production with the creative documentary My Father's Daughter / Apám lánya, about her sister who disappeared without a trace from Slovakia…
06-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Csaba Vékes Shoots Sports Comedy Starring Dallas Star Patrick Duffy

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/writer Csaba Vékes is currently in production with the sports comedy The Rebound / Lepattanó, which will premiere in September 2024. The film stars American actor Patrick Duffy,…
04-10-2023

Modi Directed by Johnny Depp Shoots in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Hungarian media and social networks are busy reporting that Johnny Depp is currently shooting in Hungary Modi, a film about Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, in which Budapest stands in…
26-09-2023

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Hungary Selects Four Souls of Coyote as Oscar Candidate

BUDAPEST: The animated film Four Souls of Coyote by Áron Gauder has been selected as Hungary‘s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…
18-09-2023

FESTIVALS: Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry Wins 2023 CineFest Miskolc IFF

MISKOLC: Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry by Elene Naveriani received the main award, Imre Pressburger Prize at the 19th edition of the CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, held 1 – 9 September…
11-09-2023

FESTIVALS: Budapest Classics Film Marathon 2023 Ready to Kick Off

BUDAPEST: The 6th edition of the Budapest Classics Film Marathon, organised by the National Film Institute – Hungary, will screen over 100 films in various locations in Budapest from 12…
06-09-2023

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Anton Yudintsev, Founder of Hungarian Gaijin Entertainment

BUDAPEST: FNE spoke to Anton Yudintsev, founder of Gaijin Entertainment, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Hungarian game development industry and its connections with cinema.
04-09-2023